Terrifying Encounter: Wild Civet Takes Down a Poisonous Snake on a Tree, Leaving Many Astonished at the Predatory Prey Dynamics in the Animal Kingdom.
The story of a hunter turning into a prey is not uncommon in the wildlife world, but the sight of a wild civet biting a venomous snake right on a tree has startled and surprised many with its killing prowess. Capture this little animal in action.
Armed with a powerful venom capable of killing a human, the snake Dispholidus typus is a fearsome predator in the wild. However, the mongoose is its nemesis, as it is not afraid of the snake’s venom. As soon as it saw the snake slither to the tip of the branch, the killer civet approached the venomous snake gently but firmly.
Realizing the danger is near, the snake tries to slither away, shaking from the encirclement of the ferocious civet. However, the poor snake’s efforts were in vain as the civet was determined to eat snake meat for the day. The mongoose chasing the venomous snake was in a dead end, repeatedly biting the snake’s head to cause damage until it found an opportunity to pin its sharp teeth into the snake’s head, delivering the fatal blow. Mine.
The dramatic and drastic snake hunt was captured by South African photographer Elana Erasmus in Etosha National Park, Namibia. After a period of fighting and running, the venomous snake is tired and exhausted. It leaves it to face the worst outcome, becoming the food of the vicious mongoose.